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The Hon. Ernest Preston Manning, P.C., C.C.

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1942-06-10

Place of Birth:  Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  author, management consultant, businessman

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,021 days (8 years, 3 months, 8 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Calgary Southwest Reform Party 1997-06-02 Elected
Edmonton East Social Credit Party 1965-11-08 Defeated
Calgary Southwest Reform Party 1993-10-25 Elected
Calgary Southwest
Resignation. Quits political life.
Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-11-27 Elected
Yellowhead Reform Party 1988-11-21 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-03-27 - 2002-01-31
Reform Party 1987-11-01 - 2000-03-26
Social Credit Party 1965-11-08 - 1987-10-31

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Leader of the Official Opposition
Portfolio Term
Leader of the Official Opposition 1997-06-02 - 2000-03-26
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Prime Minister 1997-06-20 - 2000-03-26
Privy Council 1997-06-20 - 1998-08
Intergovernmental Affairs 1997-06-20 - 1998-08
Science, Research and Development 2001-01-05 - 2002-01-31
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Special Joint Committee on a Code of Conduct Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1997-02-05 - 1997-04-27)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Reform Party Party Leader 1987-11-01 - 2000-03-26

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Father Ernest Charles Manning
(Senator)
1908-09-20 1996-02-19

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Big west country. Maclean's. 118(27/28): 34 (4 pg.) July 4/Jul 11, 2005

A Canada strong and free. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; x, 69 p. c2005

Right and left are meaningless. B.C. Report. 8(3):4 Sept. 16, 1996

And in this corner - P Manning, Leader, Reform Party of Canada. Oilweek. 44 (33):5 Aug. 16, 1993

Réforme parlementaire : obstacles et occasions. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 17(2):2-5 été 1994

If we in the New West `think big,' we can do what our country needs done. Report Newsmagazine. 26(44):26 Dec. 20, 1999

A 'B' for Prof Russell. Policy Options = Options politiques. 20(3):15-16 April 1999

If we in the New West `think big,' we can do what our country needs done. Report Newsmagazine (British Columbia Edition). 26(44):26 Dec. 20, 1999

Obstacles and opportunities for parliamentary reform. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 17(2):2-5 Summer 1994

The new Canada. Toronto: Macmillan Canada; x, 373 p. 1992

Go green, young province. Alberta Views. 7(7):24 2005

Reform economic vision for a new Canada. Canadian Business Economics. 1(2):22-8 Winter 1993

Liberals' vague science on 'global warming' seems based on the oft-observed 'Law of Meech'. Western Report. 12:11 Jan. 5, 1998

Pour un Canada fort et prospère. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; 69 p. 2005

Think big!: adventures in life and democracy. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart; 452 p. 2002

Prairie companions. Maclean's. 118(27/28):34-38 July 1, 2005

If we in the New West `think big,' we can do what our country needs done. Report Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition). 26(44):26 Dec. 20, 1999

Requests for proposals and social contracts: a strategy to advance the role of private enterprise in Canada by M. & M. Systems Research ltd [authors: Ernest C. Manning and Preston Manning]. Edmonton: [M. & M. Systems Research]; 21 p. 1970

Rebuilding confederation: the Reform party sticks to a national agenda and calls Quebec's bluff. Western Report. 4(42):6 Nov. 6, 1989

Liberals' vague science on 'global warming' seems based on the oft-observed 'Law of Meech'. BC Report. 9(18):16 Jan. 5, 1998

If we in the new West 'think big', we can do what our country needs done. The Report Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition). 26:26 Dec. 20, 1999

Super solution: Reform Party leader Preston Manning unveils his party's recipe for a guaranteed, secure retirement. Benefits Canada. 19(10):9 Nov. 1995

Requests for proposals and social contracts: a strategy for organizing resources to achieve social goals by M. & M. Systems Research ltd [authors: Ernest C. Manning and Preston Manning]. Edmonton: [M. & M. Systems Research]; 40 p. 1970

Navigating troubled waters. Inroads; a journal of opinion. no. 1:22-7 Fall 1992

A model Parliament for Canada. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 34(4):10-16 Winter 2011

Caring for Canadians in a Canada strong and free. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; xi, 91 p. 2005

Un parlement modèle pour le Canada. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 34(4):10-16 Hiver 2011

Liberals' vague science on 'global warming' seems based on the oft-observed 'Law of Meech'. Alberta Report. 25(3):11 Jan. 5, 1998

View of the Reform Party. In: How to use the fiscal surplus: what is the optimal size of government? / edited by Herbert Grubel. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; p. 163-165 1998

Rebuilding confederation: the Reform party sticks to a national agenda and calls Quebec's bluff. Western Report. 4:6 Nov. 6, 1989

Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 3,021 days (8 years, 3 months, 8 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Calgary Southwest Reform Party 1997-06-02 Elected
Edmonton East Social Credit Party 1965-11-08 Defeated
Calgary Southwest Reform Party 1993-10-25 Elected
Calgary Southwest
Resignation. Quits political life.
Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-11-27 Elected
Yellowhead Reform Party 1988-11-21 Defeated

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-03-27 - 2002-01-31
Reform Party 1987-11-01 - 2000-03-26
Social Credit Party 1965-11-08 - 1987-10-31

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Leader of the Official Opposition
Portfolio Term
Leader of the Official Opposition 1997-06-02 - 2000-03-26
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Prime Minister 1997-06-20 - 2000-03-26
Privy Council 1997-06-20 - 1998-08
Intergovernmental Affairs 1997-06-20 - 1998-08
Science, Research and Development 2001-01-05 - 2002-01-31
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Special Joint Committee on a Code of Conduct Member 35th Parliament, 2nd Session
(1997-02-05 - 1997-04-27)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Reform Party Party Leader 1987-11-01 - 2000-03-26

Family Ties in Parliament

Relative Name Date of Birth Date of Death
Father Ernest Charles Manning
(Senator)
1908-09-20 1996-02-19

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Big west country. Maclean's. 118(27/28): 34 (4 pg.) July 4/Jul 11, 2005

A Canada strong and free. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; x, 69 p. c2005

Right and left are meaningless. B.C. Report. 8(3):4 Sept. 16, 1996

And in this corner - P Manning, Leader, Reform Party of Canada. Oilweek. 44 (33):5 Aug. 16, 1993

Réforme parlementaire : obstacles et occasions. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 17(2):2-5 été 1994

If we in the New West `think big,' we can do what our country needs done. Report Newsmagazine. 26(44):26 Dec. 20, 1999

A 'B' for Prof Russell. Policy Options = Options politiques. 20(3):15-16 April 1999

If we in the New West `think big,' we can do what our country needs done. Report Newsmagazine (British Columbia Edition). 26(44):26 Dec. 20, 1999

Obstacles and opportunities for parliamentary reform. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 17(2):2-5 Summer 1994

The new Canada. Toronto: Macmillan Canada; x, 373 p. 1992

Go green, young province. Alberta Views. 7(7):24 2005

Reform economic vision for a new Canada. Canadian Business Economics. 1(2):22-8 Winter 1993

Liberals' vague science on 'global warming' seems based on the oft-observed 'Law of Meech'. Western Report. 12:11 Jan. 5, 1998

Pour un Canada fort et prospère. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; 69 p. 2005

Think big!: adventures in life and democracy. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart; 452 p. 2002

Prairie companions. Maclean's. 118(27/28):34-38 July 1, 2005

If we in the New West `think big,' we can do what our country needs done. Report Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition). 26(44):26 Dec. 20, 1999

Requests for proposals and social contracts: a strategy to advance the role of private enterprise in Canada by M. & M. Systems Research ltd [authors: Ernest C. Manning and Preston Manning]. Edmonton: [M. & M. Systems Research]; 21 p. 1970

Rebuilding confederation: the Reform party sticks to a national agenda and calls Quebec's bluff. Western Report. 4(42):6 Nov. 6, 1989

Liberals' vague science on 'global warming' seems based on the oft-observed 'Law of Meech'. BC Report. 9(18):16 Jan. 5, 1998

If we in the new West 'think big', we can do what our country needs done. The Report Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition). 26:26 Dec. 20, 1999

Super solution: Reform Party leader Preston Manning unveils his party's recipe for a guaranteed, secure retirement. Benefits Canada. 19(10):9 Nov. 1995

Requests for proposals and social contracts: a strategy for organizing resources to achieve social goals by M. & M. Systems Research ltd [authors: Ernest C. Manning and Preston Manning]. Edmonton: [M. & M. Systems Research]; 40 p. 1970

Navigating troubled waters. Inroads; a journal of opinion. no. 1:22-7 Fall 1992

A model Parliament for Canada. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 34(4):10-16 Winter 2011

Caring for Canadians in a Canada strong and free. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; xi, 91 p. 2005

Un parlement modèle pour le Canada. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 34(4):10-16 Hiver 2011

Liberals' vague science on 'global warming' seems based on the oft-observed 'Law of Meech'. Alberta Report. 25(3):11 Jan. 5, 1998

View of the Reform Party. In: How to use the fiscal surplus: what is the optimal size of government? / edited by Herbert Grubel. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; p. 163-165 1998

Rebuilding confederation: the Reform party sticks to a national agenda and calls Quebec's bluff. Western Report. 4:6 Nov. 6, 1989